Senior Quantity Surveyor – Devon & Cornwall

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
£58000 - £62000 per year
Job ref: 543298
Looking for a senior commercial legend to join one of the industries leading civil engineering contractors

We are working closely on a number of a vacancies with this reputable construction business, on this occasion looking to procure a Senior QS to work on their South West Water Frameworks 

Ideally, you will be based in or around the Cornwall or Devon area and will have the opportunity to travel across multiple sites/projects in the region, typically looking after water contracts from £1m – £40M+

A bit about the position

  • Commercially responsible from take off through to Final Accounts, ensuring the budgeted financial goals are achieved
  • Ensure robust risk management principles are instilled, as well develop the commercial team
  • Full management of cost control, contract/change management and an unwavering focus on maintaining a cash positive position
  • Actively participate in pre-construction and tendering activities by reviewing prices and protecting the business by identifying onerous terms in contracts.
  • Responsible for overseeing material and subcontract procurement and ensuring the correct governance is applied and ensure that monthly CVR’s and commercial reports are accurately reported to the required deadlines
  • Managing progress and risk reduction meetings, producing, submitting, and agreeing monthly applications, to the Client and presenting detailed monthly reports and Cost Value Reconciliation’s (CVR) and Cost Plans

A bit about you

Alongside your relevant degree and/or experience of working in a relevant Commercial environment, we’d like you to have experience of working on large single or multiple smaller schemes with solid knowledge of construction processes

  • MCIOB or MRICS, ideally Incorporated member or working towards full membership is desirable
  • Strong IT skills including Excel, Word & Contractual and Cost Management Systems (CEMAR, Asite, Oracle)
  • Working knowledge of standard forms of contract, in particular the NEC3/4 suite of Contracts

What else?

You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment. With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, all of which will act in your favour

Happy to talk through all the finer details with you if this sounds like something of interest, so feel free to drop me a call to discuss 

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